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Mourinho clashes with Manchester City players: reports

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho became involved in a physical confrontation with Manchester City’s players after complaining about their post-derby celebrations, according to British media reports late on Sunday.

The Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph said Mourinho went to City’s changing room following United’s 2-1 defeat at Old Trafford because he felt their noisy celebrations were disrespectful.

Mourinho clashes with Manchester City players: reports

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho became involved in a physical confrontation with Manchester City’s players after complaining about their post-derby celebrations, according to British media reports late on Sunday.

The Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph said Mourinho went to City’s changing room following United’s 2-1 defeat at Old Trafford because he felt their noisy celebrations were disrespectful.

Man City: Citizens Enjoy Record-Breaking 14th Consecutive Top-Flight Win After Deserved Victory At Old Trafford (Video)

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Manchester City secured a previous 2-1 away win at Old Trafford, a result which sees the Citizens go 11 points clear at the top of the table, as well as becoming the first top-flight side to register 14 consecutive victories in a single season.

City dominated the game in the first period, with David Silva opening the scoring on 42 minutes after a corner.

Man Utd, Man City face clash of ice and fire

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London (AFP) – Manchester United and Manchester City will have to contend with snow and sub-zero temperatures - as well as each other - in Sunday’s Premier League title showdown at Old Trafford.

Snow is forecast to fall across northwest England in the hours leading up to kick-off and temperatures are set to drop to -1 degree Celsius (30 Fahrenheit).

Man Utd, Man City face clash of ice and fire

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London (AFP) – Manchester United and Manchester City will have to contend with snow and sub-zero temperatures - as well as each other - in Sunday’s Premier League title showdown at Old Trafford.

Snow is forecast to fall across northwest England in the hours leading up to kick-off and temperatures are set to drop to -1 degree Celsius (30 Fahrenheit).

Where will the Manchester derby be won?

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London (AFP) – Old Trafford will be at the centre of the football universe on Sunday when Manchester United face Manchester City in a crucial top-of-the-table Premier League clash.

Second-placed United trail leaders City by eight points and must win to have a realistic chance of overhauling their fierce local rivals.

Manchester United secure Champions League passage as Bayern down PSG

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Paris (AFP) – Manchester United and Juventus were among the sides to clinch a place in the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday, while Bayern Munich gained a measure of revenge over Paris Saint-Germain.

United, Juventus, Roma and Basel all went through with victories in their final group games, but Atletico Madrid, beaten finalists in 2014 and 2016, were eliminated.

Champions League: Man Utd Book Place In Last 16 After Record-Equaling 40th Consecutive Game Unbeaten At Home (Video)

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Manchester United booked their place in last last 16 of the Champions League after coming from behind to beat CSKA Moscow 2-1 at Old Trafford.

That win extended the Red Devils' unbeaten run at home to 40 games, equaling their best-ever run without losing on home soil from 1965.

Player Ratings: Man Utd 2-1 CSKA Moscow

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Manchester United made it five wins from six in this season's Champions League group stage with a come-from-behind victory at Old Trafford this evening. We were almost certain to win the group heading into our final game but Jose Mourinho... Continue Reading →

Man Utd could sign World Class transfer target on free transfer

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Manchester United continue to be linked to a number of players prior to the opening of the winter transfer window in January. One player who has been strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford over the past couple of... Continue Reading →

Ibrahimovic inspires United to narrow win

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s introduction as a second-half substitute proved crucial as Manchester United finally discovered a way to beat newly-promoted Brighton and Hove Albion 1-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday.

The goal came from a 67th-minute corner, conceded by Solomon March but hotly disputed by the visitors, and their anger increased when Marcus Rashford’s cross was headed out to Ashley Young whose shot took a cruel deflection off defender Lewis Dunk on its way into the net.

Paul Pogba hints at Man Utd move for Paulo Dybala

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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has hinted that Paulo Dybala could be on his way to Old Trafford. The France international, who is set to...

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Top Five Champions League games at Old Trafford

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Perhaps as a reaction to Tuesday night's jagged 2-0 victory over Benfica, I've been thinking about the many great Champions League nights that Old Trafford has been graced with since the competition replaced the old European Cup in the 90s. Sure, the club's most seminal CL outings took place in Barcelona and Moscow, but our fair home has experienced some classic encounters over the years that will live long in the memory, even when United didn't win.

Video: Mile Svilar loved playing at Man Utd despite his own goal

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Benfica goalkeeper Mile Svilar couldn't hide his delight at playing at Old Trafford, despite having scored an own goal for Manchester...

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Mourinho has dig at Man Utd fans over style

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho urged Manchester United fans to enjoy Tuesday’s Champions League match against Benfica more than the weekend clash at Old Trafford in an apparent dig at sections of the home support.

“I hope that you enjoy the game more than some of you did against Tottenham,” Mourinho in his programme notes, referring to the 1-0 Premier League win, a day after defending striker Romelu Lukaku against apparent fan agitation after a five-game drought.

Mourinho has dig at Man Utd fans over style

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho urged Manchester United fans to enjoy Tuesday’s Champions League match against Benfica more than the weekend clash at Old Trafford in an apparent dig at sections of the home support.

“I hope that you enjoy the game more than some of you did against Tottenham,” Mourinho in his programme notes, referring to the 1-0 Premier League win, a day after defending striker Romelu Lukaku against apparent fan agitation after a five-game drought.

Manchester United and Tottenham set for tense afternoon at Old Trafford

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Manchester United welcome Tottenham Hotspur to Old Trafford on Saturday aiming to bounce back from last week's shock defeat at Huddersfield Town.

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United produced their worst performance of the season at the John Smith's Stadium last weekend, prompting an angry reaction from manager Jose Mourinho.

Man Utd ready to trigger 12-month extension clause in contract

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Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera is in the final year of his contract at Old Trafford. The Spaniard originally joined from Athletic Bilbao in 2014 on a four-year deal and although we started talks over a new contract last November... Continue Reading →

Battle Of The Buffet: Cesc Fabregas Admits He Was The Arsenal Player Who Threw Pizza At Sir Alex Ferguson In The Old Trafford Tunnel Back In 2004

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It's been nigh-on 13 years but the identity of the mystery Arsenal assailant responsible for wanging a slice of pizza into Sir Alex Ferguson's face after a match at Old Trafford has finally been revealed.

In what has since come to be known as 'Pizzagate' or 'The Battle of the Buffet', Manchester United beat the Gunners 2-0 in a suitably tempestuous encounter on 24th October, 2004, thus bringing the away side's 49-game unbeaten run to an abrupt halt.

Man Utd fans will be shocked by this Marouane Fellaini stat

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Marouane Fellaini scored twice on Saturday as Manchester United thrashed Crystal Palace 4-0 at Old Trafford. The big Belgian midfielder has now played in six of our seven Premier League matches so far this season, starting three of them and... Continue Reading →

Mourinho praises Fellaini for toughing it out

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho described Marouane Fellaini as a “strong character” for overcoming his early troubles at Manchester United to establish himself as a key player at Old Trafford.

Fellaini struggled to make a positive impression early in his United career after arriving from Everton for £27.

Mourinho praises Fellaini for toughing it out

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho described Marouane Fellaini as a “strong character” for overcoming his early troubles at Manchester United to establish himself as a key player at Old Trafford.

Fellaini struggled to make a positive impression early in his United career after arriving from Everton for £27.

Mesut Ozil to Man Utd: Arsenal star wants Old Trafford switch

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Arsenal attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil wants to join Manchester United on a free transfer next summer, according to the Sunday Mirror. The Germany...

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Mourinho showers praise on ‘happy’ Martial

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho praised French winger Anthony Martial on Friday for his improved attitude and on-field performances in Manchester United’s strong start to the season.

The 21-year-old struggled to convince Mourinho during his first season in charge at Old Trafford but he has convincingly played his way back into the manager’s plans this term.

£80,000-a-week star to be offered new Man Utd deal

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Manchester United are expected to offer Marouane Fellaini a new contract before the end of the year, according to reports. The 29-year-old is in the final year of his current deal at Old Trafford and would be allowed to speak... Continue Reading →

United front sparked fast start says Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho says Manchester United’s dynamic start to their Premier League title challenge has been fuelled by the feel-good factor among his forwards.

Mourinho’s side head to Southampton on Saturday in confident mood after reeling off four wins from their first five league games.

United front sparked fast start says Mourinho

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho says Manchester United’s dynamic start to their Premier League title challenge has been fuelled by the feel-good factor among his forwards.

Mourinho’s side head to Southampton on Saturday in confident mood after reeling off four wins from their first five league games.

Confirmed: 3 starters for Man Utd against Burton

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Manchester United host Burton Albion in the third round of this season's EFL Cup at Old Trafford tomorrow night. With this being our fourth match in 12 days Jose Mourinho is expected to make wholesale changes to the starting lineup.... Continue Reading →

Confirmed: 8 players absent for Man Utd against Burton

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Manchester United host Burton Albion in the third round of this season's EFL Cup tomorrow night at Old Trafford. Jose Mourinho is expected to make wholesale changes tomorrow evening as this is our fourth match in 12 days following the... Continue Reading →

Koeman sends message to the fans on social media after defeat, Everton fans want him gone

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Everton crashed to yet another humiliating defeat in the Premier League yesterday. The Toffees were thrashed 4-0 at Old Trafford by Manchester United.

Manager Ronald Koeman is already under immense pressure and the defeat at Old Trafford will only make the situation worse for him. Everton have lost all of their last four matches against Spurs, Atalanta, Chelsea and Manchester United.

Man Utd: No Joy For Rooney On Old Trafford Return As Everton Lose 4-0 (Video)

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Wayne Rooney's first time back at Old Trafford since his summer move to Everton ended in a hefty defeat, with United putting four past the struggling Toffees.

The Red Devils went ahead after just four minutes, via a thumping effort from Antonio Valencia.

Rooney himself failed to make the most of a couple of chances on the rare occasions the visitors threatened David De Gea's goal.

Man Utd: Antonio Valencia Takes Three Minutes To Open Scoring Against Everton With Scorching 25-Yarder (Video)

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It took precisely 197 seconds for Antonio Valencia to open the scoring for Manchester United against Everton this afternoon, and in some style to boot.

The Ecuadorian right-back latched onto a lolloping cross-field pass from Nemanja Matic and, without so much as a second thought, sent a honking shot past Jordan Pickford and into the top corner.

Man Utd vs Everton preview: easy win?

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Premier League Dig Up Lovely Snippet Of Kasper Schmeichel And Tom Ince Playing Football Together As Kids In Old Trafford Corridor (Video)

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This very afternoon, Huddersfield are set to play host to Leicester City at the John Smith's Stadium a fixture that will see two former childhood playmates reunited once again.

With both their dads playing for Manchester United, Kasper Schmeichel and Thomas Ince spent a brief few years growing up alongside one another in the early 1990s.

Giggs: Rooney should celebrate if he scores against United

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Wayne Rooney will make his first competitive appearance at Old Trafford since the final game of last season when he was substituted off with two minutes left to play in our 2-0 win over Crystal Palace.

While it seemed likely he would be leaving in the summer, nothing had been resolved yet, so there was no formal goodbye.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 5

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Everton forward Wayne Rooney returns to Old Trafford, home of his former club Manchester United, when the Toffees visit the Red Devils this Sunday, September 17, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Rooney, who spent 13 years at United, is the club’s all-time top scorer with 253 goals. He has scored both of Everton’s Premier League goals this season.

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Mourinho says too early to predict Premier League winners

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho says it is too early to say the Premier League title will end up at one of the Manchester clubs as he played down the hype ahead of Sunday’s showdown.

Pep Guardiola takes his table-topping Manchester City side to Old Trafford with a hefty eight-point lead over their rivals and United cannot afford to lose further ground.

Mourinho says too early to predict Premier League winners

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho says it is too early to say the Premier League title will end up at one of the Manchester clubs as he played down the hype ahead of Sunday’s showdown.

Pep Guardiola takes his table-topping Manchester City side to Old Trafford with a hefty eight-point lead over their rivals and United cannot afford to lose further ground.

United eye City derby scalp, Everton face Liverpool’s ‘Fab Four’

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London (AFP) – Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City travel to Old Trafford for the toughest test of their Premier League title credentials so far, while new Everton boss Sam Allardyce bids to defy Liverpool’s “Fab Four” as the northwest derbies take centre stage on Sunday.

City are eight points clear at the top of the table and victory at their fierce rivals could realistically end Jose Mourinho’s hopes of landing the club’s first league title since Alex Ferguson’s trophy-laden reign.

VIDEO: Kasper Schmeichel and Tom Ince in childhood Old Trafford kick about

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Kasper Schmeichel v Tom Ince... this one goes way back! #HUDLEI pic.twitter.com/eJRGZYRAKX

- Premier League (@premierleague) September 16, 2017


The Premier League has shown footage of Kasper Schmeichel and Tom Ince having a kick about inside Old Trafford.